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X3IIE XII. WELSH, CALCASIEU PARISH, ICOUISIANA, APRI'11, 5, 1912. NMBER / --- .~--? -- EGGS! EGGS! We want all t!, IE:(;GS you have for sale, and willpay tiwhe liilhe<t market price for them. Get our prices klfr'0 selling elsewhere, HENS! CIHCKENS! Yes we walt t!1ini also, and will pay all that the market affrd~ a;(ld may be a little more. AO GROCERIES We carry tht \ry ~eslt the market affords at all limes, and sell the~n at lowest possible price. FRESH FRUIT AND VEGETABLES always 011 llliil according to season. Conie, St'ill o' ilhone Your Order to I1The Plauaters' Grocery 4+***+4+4*4++ a++*+++++++N44++N4 It's the Little Things that Count. i -- -===: -:-- L---- :THE LITTLE STORE WITH THE BIG BARGAINS N a Li~ith Store. m Ta .S hIult Little Expense. Pays but Little Rent. dm :Andi ikeCs but a Little Profit. But ,ise the , to bGe foýnd, in. TSTelb. L-_ If in need of anything in Spring and Sum mer Wear, Hays, Trunks, Suit Cases, Shoes, Yes, Notions, cr EBolt Goods, come in and [FE CONVINCED lS. S 1IT - N*++44++++4 *a + +++++++*++++++++ +4+b++444 , -Painting and Paper Hanging, Stack Painting and Sign Writing. LOUVIERE & SHIPLEY -: THE PAINTERS : lAreprepared to do prompt, and efficient work in any of the i bove lines on short notice. Paper furnished to our pations at I . We live ihere and are here to stay. Give us a call. SATISFACTION GUARANTEED B1i SPRING OPENIG SALE llLLINERY AND LADIES' READY-TO.WEAR Beginning March 22, for 15 Days AT THEO. KAHN'S LADIES' .AND) GENTS' OUTFITTER JENNINGS, LOUISIANA I hit Enjoying Ideal Weather , Planters Making i Progress Seeding. along road that has no turn, (trn in the weather cond itions 1Rice Belt, while seemiugly a 6Omil, has come at last, i1 trfmin weather pJ Levales this section of the state. .htdavs with slightly north arve dryed up the !umisture y that the ground i: now in condition for planting and are making the best use opportunities possible. All nabletogether with several and steam tract!o.: en :l3 rapidly UprlMtarinz the ruMl i tting the seed of future 1i the soil. u-itent fine weather is also by the stockmen, whose loss Rold have been greatly in the cold wet eathl-r of several months prevailed - . At the preseut ti c. lg out, nicely wr e U ti tk Whether You Count by the Calendar or by the weather THE SEASON FOR STRAW HATS AND LIGHT SUITS HAS ARRIVED IT IS NOW TIME TO PUT THEM ON FOR THE SUMPIER--Now that you think of it, Remember THE SIGNAL CLOTHING STORE Has the Finest Line of New and Up-to-date Goods for Summer Wear to be Found in Welsh. STRAW HATS 75c to $4 PANAIAS $5 to $8 FROM . FROM . O OUR LINE OF NEW AND NOBBY SUMMER SUITS Can't be Beat---and the Prices are Right. Come and see for yourself---"JAKE" -, ___ -- ,,.P -z,s. -:-- .-L"-.---...----W--= ' - "--- - i, , ... _ ... CANE AND BEET GROWERS I)L FIGHTING FREE SUGAR, Al Principal Industry of Several States For Endanger of Being Destroyed North and South Unite in the Fight. A If the north has ever thought the pI'e south anything but progressive, or D ay slow to mo)ve, all such imtpressions Aud have been dispelled in the minds of Apri the northerter s interested in beet miori sugar production by the contest heiring ef waged in the south. Louisiana in ofee particular is admired for the active agre manner in whichl its husiness men the I have "started a fire und(er" congress- in th imen who voted to abolish the sugar maYv tarn ri, and thus destroy the cane conc sugar industr ies in the United States. icl!. 'Ihe no)rthlre ileet sugar men, and ciull Slugar beet raisers htove, as a Il!ter I'an l: of fact, coplied the methods of the hatn so(uthlerners in their efforts to prevent with the wiping, out of the northern beet the sugar intiustrv, pa)in The be(t suigar men have ehMn less ure perturbed than the snMuar beet raisers, tenti which are bestirring the agricultlural this orgtanizatioils in all the stiates where urge' sugar beets are raised, to protest to Live their congressmen against the aced- v() i inll to the demands of the sugar trust, Ipa1ri which by puttintg sugar on the free nun list will g"i\ve the t" ar saie monopol mail into the handso of th t:ust. ever IlHere are smie of the steps taken in oen * the north t(o save the beet s iar man- the Sufacltulrers, anld the farult-rs whose best revenue is sugar beets: intel SIn (California, where fa'toris are pari nu tlilert'ots, Ipulic Ineetlin s aRl 1 being''i~ held, tandtl the countyv an l district ani 4 state sugar beet raisers org, aniz:ations ur: all agriculti,"al Idie-S, are lanineih' Ito send tdel-ratioris to, dematnl:lid that wl f the farmers be given :a cha:nce to, ex-t I Spress thtemselves oil this problem. and In (, olorado where a representative 0of the' trust w,;'nt to mIeet sigg:r !beet BUS opposition, public rnotings were Wh!lf, *and his visit ,only served to fan the l hone again-t the sug::ir trust, i1, * ('uolorado Will I have both in tlrif:ti l'- ia Srs r and heat snita: r f:al lrsi att \\:- h Ington to ,irotitSt against the re nval + of the duty. S In \,iSc( nFsin tihe s l'o sciety of 'equity has hel it a special convention to) fotrmi:late a dlemand upon Wiscon € sin Coingress;en tha;tl they vote to save the dut y. €, At Miil wakee recrently a cInIfere:'nce was held of nitional beet su gar' mann" facturers from m:tivn states, wher., it was decided that if the tariff was cut Sthese mtanufacturers would have to 2drop plans for the erection of abliout twenty new factoriess in soitm seven teen northern states, at a cost of $2i5, * 000.000, which would pay farmuers S$2I5,l00,OOo) a year ftr beets until the tariff is settled. * The con(litions in Michigan Iandil eOhio are so stronrlvy pro-tariT that the cobgressmen in those states were Snott willing to face certain defeat by aski voting fto the aitolishling of thle duity, the Sexceplt iin a few instances, arnd the Lu ffarmers' letters protesting aLairst iort their actionl, received by these con- easil gressmen, have not been sutch Its to free cause them to do much talking for ent free sugar. dlust + One unique movement whIch is TI steadily gainitng force is the use of thie give . chain letter against these congress- will miien. ]armters in the beet sugar dis- ener Strictls w ould write to their congressmllen foin 9 protesting againsti the free suiar quic 9 prop(osition, andti would at the saue nort , time send ten letters to other fartters Ie w IYVISION MASS MEETING , AUDITORIUM, SATURDAY 6TH s For Consideration of Lines And Other Matters Pertaining to Creation of a New Parish. A general ma:ts meetin' of the peo Ie e of the proposed parish sf' Jeflerson I Davis, has been cal 11, to meet in the Auditoriium in Welsh, Saturday, April (th, 191., at 10 o'clock in the t morning. The pucrpose (of this tnletin(L is to effect as as ar s is.ible an amicable agreement, uipon) which all seCtions of the proposed new parish to be created in the Soutlheasternt part of Ca.'lea.sien, r may unite. Now that Division is e conceeded to he a certainty by practi callv everyone, the (l ustions of 1 division and anti-division cease to )be I an issue, and the mor)'e vital one of an harmonious acreement of aill sections within the proposed new parish lup)n t the question of lines and such b )oti)r points concerning the int-rt:al struct ure of the new parish demand the at-i tention o) f the leoei . ''o this this meeting has been called, and iurgent invitations sent to, represoilnta tive citizens in every section and votingo precint of the p'roposed C +wI parish, to attend it. \Vhile a la.c;e Snunl!)er of invitations have been mailed out, it was imtnousitle to reach every one in that manner tlherefore a lteneral invitatiln is extended throngh) the press to every vov)ter in the pro) posed n,,or tpari:al, and to a!l oth,:rs interested in the w.elfare of the norI parishi to) meet and participate In this mass meating. ( Your m )ipresence at this mr(eti is urgently rteqnested. You doubtless ' have sug (.estions and obj;ectio,;s that will he vaiia:tile if presited' in tim to he utilized. Your are th peotple, and the people should l rule. 't Business Houses Close Good Friday. e We the uIndelrsi n(ed alree to c(lose our res),eeive pla:c',e; o)f business all d dayv I,'i.'at , Apr-il i'h. Huthtortn lMerc:tnt:le Co., Ltt. W\\eesh Jewelry ('o, M i Ile-r l iardware Iu !FrnitureCo. Co per lrung ('o. Ltd. Vel-,h Car'riace;t implement (Co. I lMartin liros. & Co. S. Smith. Crescent Furniture ('0. SiCnal ('lothing ,toi'e. S ('resccnt D)rug, Store. Jones 1Bros. i Glohe VWarehouse. Hat.ie II. Lawson. It B. J. LaCo,.vr. Welsh Warehouse & Supply Co. 1Planters' Grocery C('o. Welslh Print.inr Co. Ltd. Ed. Doan. Faught Lunlber Co. askini tlieim to do the same and pass thle word ali)ng. SLouisianf, however, acco)rding tn it llotilllhern sular beet raisers, linds it - easier 1t, coagulate sentiment against o free sugar, becaune of the transcend r ent inuportance there of the sugar in lustry. s The whole sitnation, however, has C given the (north a (demonstration that w- ill not stion be f.;rgotten that when - energetic action is needed, it will be n found that the southerner is no less r quick and no less aggressive than his Snorthern cousin in go(ing after what lie wants.-I. L. Whitman, Chicago. llr ~ ---- I iiv i,, l 1912. NI UMBER SPRING AND SUIMNER SUITS EVERY - LATEST GARlENT. IN DESIGN I1ODEL . T IN CUT OF STYLE AND FABRIC EXPERT tra,:!i ,,: TAILORING - Best of `'alues Abva\ At - rou Cit N 'S 9 (KANSAS (ITY SOUTH ZUN 1HAJ11'AY (in) 99 The Popular Route to the North 9 Through KansctF City 9 Buffet Sleepers from Lake Charles. OBSERVATION CARS Through the Mountains of Arkansas. For IIfaltn .n( t recutjer tion visit SULPHUR SPRINGS, ARKAIS S ALL iEAI IIEALTIH RESOIRI' Jllustrated folders sent free. ___ _________ ___ ___ _______ S; G., HOPKINS, S. 0; WARNER, DIV.IPASSENGER AGENT, GENERAL PASSENGER AGENT, I TEXARKANA, TEXAS. ST. LOUIS,,M0O. - '"'*" -'*' ,-I,'~~~g, - NO COMIPETITION ! Don't get our prices. then go to another dealer and expeer, hint to sell you Supplies at these prices. He can't do it and stay in business. We can. by going out of busi ness. We Ido not pretenod to( c mpllitete with other Supply Dealers, nor can you expect them to compete with us, when they are striving to stay in husiness and we are doin" our utmost to quit. The cost of an article doesn't matter to us: we are not con(sidering that. What we are figuring on is to dispose of this ilin .nse .stock of goods in the shortest time possible. 'his month onrly, ApIril 1 !12, we will allow a Twenty (20) per cent. D)iscount from regular )rices on any and all lines of Merchandise in thie house, which eli iniºtes all eompetition. lememner , we havIe t larger stock than any three Sup ply Dealers combined in Southwest Louisiana. H. FLOYD fllDKIFF, Agent, JENNINGS, LA., Market and Church Sts. L. D. Phone 236 Stock of Irrigation, Puill and Oil Well Supplies of Oil City Iron Works, Ltd. Masonic Grand Lecturer, Jno. T. Lasley to be Here April 19th, 20th Masonic Grand Lecturer. Bro. Johu T. Lasley, will he in Welsh, Auril 19th and 20th, and will hold a school of instruction covering the work (of the first three degrees of the order. All meumbers are urged to be present at these mIeetings, as they are sure to be of g'eat profit to those attending them. Attention Stock Raisers and Farmers!-I have decided to handle a few cars of hogs and cattL, this season, will pay you the highest market price for your stock. Let me figure with you before you sell. 40-5t Phone 87 J. T. PECK, Welsh. Holly Four Centuries Old. Germany has a svecimen of holl. 410 years cld.